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Quartz crystal computer rocks

"Irrational Computing" has interlinked a series of untreated crystals and minerals to create a primitive signal processor.

By May 19, 2014

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What Watch: A smartwatch that attempts to freeze a moment in time (hands-on)

A startup out of Switzerland is preparing to launch a line of attractive and sporty watches with a unique feature.

By June 1, 2015

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Original '90s Apple watch selling for $2,500 on eBay

You can blow away a lot more cash on a vintage Apple dumbwatch on eBay than on a new Apple Watch smartwatch.

By April 15, 2015

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Spock-tacular: Apple may offer a Vulcan salute emoji

Apple's emoji library could expand into the world of "Star Trek" with a Spock Vulcan salute emoji.

By April 6, 2015

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When Google Maps meets the human body, here's what happens

Melding technology designed to examine silicon wafers with Google Maps algorithms has yielded a remarkable way to look at our own bodies.

By April 2, 2015

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Canadians 'Spocking' their currency in tribute to Leonard Nimoy

To honor the memory of iconic "Star Trek" actor Leonard Nimoy, some Canadians are drawing Spock on their $5 bills.

By March 2, 2015

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Swiss watches are getting smart without sacrificing style

New devices from high-end watchmakers Frederique Constant, Mondaine and Alpina look like traditional timepieces but have motion and sleep tracking.

By February 26, 2015

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Nike eyes holographic technology for sneaker design

The company has been awarded a patent in which a sneaker can be drawn on with a digital pen to create a virtual, printable design.

By February 17, 2015

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Google sniffs after smart device that blasts your body odor

The search giant is granted a patent for a "fragrance emission device" that would sense when you have B.O. and steer you away from any friends who might be nearby at the time.

By February 11, 2015

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Darth Vader looms large in 'Star Wars' snow sculpture in Japan

Japanese soldiers have built a giant sculpture of Vader and his Stormtroopers for the Sapporo Snow Festival. Who knew the Dark Lord of the Sith looked so good in white?

By February 6, 2015